TITLE

Epistaxis in adults: a clinical review

AUTHOR(S)
Melia, Louise; McGarry, Gerald
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p404
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the causes and treatments of epistaxis, or spontaneous bleeding from the nose. The authors stated that potential morbidity and mortality in epistaxis can be significantly reduced when correctly managed. They added that the primary step in managing any hemorrhagic condition is resuscitation. They emphasized that continued bleeding after indirect therapy is an indication for surgical intervention.
ACCESSION #
33319457

 

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